[Gk. anemos, the wind.] So named because the flower was thought to open only when the wind blows. A genus of plants belonging to the Buttercup family. There are several species, one of which has a flower, white internally, more or less purple externally. Sea Anemone is the name given to certain ocean animals, of the Polyp family, which bear some resemblance to flowers.

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